Nestled among verdant botanical gardens on the most prominent piece of land in Sun City stands The Palace of the Lost City, a luxury 5 star hotel inspired by the indigenous myth of a lost metropolis. Boasting breathtaking fountains, frescoes and mosaics, as well as awe-inspiring architecture and sumptuous appointments, this hotel is sure to dazzle guests from the moment they enter the lobby. Whether you’re coming here for a romantic break, a fun golfing holiday or a family vacation, The Palace’s world-class accommodation, facilities, setting and service will make you feel as if you’ve found a little slice of paradise.

Holiday resort information

Room Types

There are 338 exquisite guestrooms and suites available at The Palace of the Lost City. All of them boast stunning views, luxurious amenities and WiFi to insure your utmost comfort and enjoyment.
  • Superior Luxury Family

    These comfortable family-oriented guestrooms come with plush king size beds as well as sleeper sofas ideal for accommodating children. Their amenities include a writing desk, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities and satellite TV.
  • Superior Luxury Pool

    Named for their picturesque pool views, these spacious rooms are ideal for couples as they feature plush king size beds, and other must-have amenities such as a writing desk, mini bar and satellite TV.
  • Superior Luxury Room

    Each of these cosy rooms boasts a luxurious king size bed, a gleaming modern en-suite bathroom, and a tastefully furnished lounge complete with curved sofa.
  • Royal Suite

    Among the lavish pleasures afforded you by the Royal Suite are a private dressing area, private butler service and exquisite marble appointments. The suite also comes with an ultra-comfortable double bed and all of the other standard amenities.
  • Junior Suite

    Spacious and thoughtfully designed, these delightful junior suites feature a king size bed, a well-appointed en-suite bathroom, and a cosy lounge with sleeper sofa.
  • Luxury Twin Room

    Each of these guestrooms come with two comfortable twin beds, which can be arranged to make one king size bed if you so desire. They also boast gleaming modern bathrooms with both showers and bathtubs.
  • Wheelchair Accessible

    These ground-floor rooms have been specially designed to be wheelchair-friendly, with wider doorways and specially adapted bathrooms.
  • King Suite

    The suitably regal King Suite provides guests with a lavish home-from-home, complete with a library, a bar, a pantry and an elegant lounge and dining area. It also comes with a guest toilet, a sauna and spa baths for your utmost indulgence.
  • African Suite

    There are so many reasons to love this majestic suite, not least because it is home to two stunning bathrooms with Jacuzzis, as well as a sauna, a pantry, a library, bar and kitchenette.
  • Superior Suite

    This form of accommodation is aptly named. Located either on the ground floor near the pool, or on the upper floor with stunning golf-course views, the Superior Suite boasts a plush king size bed and sleeper sofa, as well as an array of must-have modern conveniences.


Unsurprisingly perhaps, the facilities you can enjoy during your stay at The Palace of the Lost City are second to none.

Guests who love swimming and splashing about in the bright African sunshine can make their way to the majestic Grand Pool, or to the Valley of the Waves, an enchanting beach cove which also serves as a world-class theme park. A wave machine replicates the feel of the sea, and kids are sure to love the various water slides available. In between all that fun, head to the food court to refuel with a tasty snack.

Sun City is also home to Waterworld, which provides families with an array of thrilling water-based activities including jet skiing, bumper boats and wakeboarding.

During your stay at The Palace of the Lost City, you can also take advantage of The Lost City Golf Course, a majestic Gary Player-designed 18-hole course that lies just beyond the hotel. Its breathtaking themes, views and water features will take your breath away, and the course also offers such stellar facilities as a putting green, driving range, pro shop and clubhouse.

Families staying at this 5 star resort will be thrilled by the various family-friendly activities and facilities available. These range from the Kamp Kwena, for kids aged 5 – 12, the Stimela Train, and Kowabonga Club where teens can enjoy an age-appropriate nightclub environment (carefully supervised and alcohol free). There is also Animal World at The Cabanas, with its petting zoo and rehabilitated birds of prey.

The Sun City complex is also home to an Outdoor Adventure Centre, a horse-riding centre, a zip line and a vibrant Cultural Village, among other outstanding attractions.


There are 7 superlative wining and dining options available to you at The Palace of the Lost City, among them the super-romantic King’s Tower and The Palace Gazebo, where couples can savour intimate meals for two.
  • The Crystal Court

    This palatial venue will wow you with its soaring ceilings, lush foliage and stunning water features, and the sumptuous offerings it dishes up for both breakfast and afternoon tea will undoubtedly enhance the sensual pleasure of your dining experience here.
  • Plume

    Opulent and refined, Plume is the restaurant to go to for elegant formal dining consisting of classic French dishes infused with an African twist.
  • The Grill Room

    South Africa is a nation that appreciates a good steak, so the resort wouldn’t be complete without this high-quality steakhouse that faces out over the pristine lakes so you can savour enchanting views with your meal.
  • The King’s Tower

    Poised 70m above the ground, this breathtaking spot is sure to wow couples who want to enjoy a meal enhanced by a healthy dash of adventure, romance and inspiring natural beauty.
  • The Palace Pool Deck

    When you are not frolicking in the crystalline waters of the aptly named Grand Pool, you can refresh yourself with a light meal, some tasty snacks and cooling beverages.
  • Tusk Bar & Lounge

    This stunning colonial-inspired watering hole will dazzle you with its towering archways and hand-carved elephant tusks made of teak. Its romantic setting makes it the ideal venue for sundowner cocktails, a nightcap or pre-dinner drinks.
  • The Palace Gazebo

    For a private dining experience just the two of you, why not opt for a romantic meal in this beautiful gazebo? Select from the mouthwatering restaurant menu of your choice, and if you wish you can be serenaded by live music during your meal for the perfect intimate dinner.


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